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Are the sports teams at Colby like underground frats?

beckett98beckett98 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
I have seen on several forums (including this one) that Colby has an underground frat life. It is implied that it is run by athletes. Basketball? baseball? football? which teams are involved? My brothers first choice next year is Colby, and he will probably play baseball, but hes not much of a partier. Any info on the baseball team is appreciated.

Replies to: Are the sports teams at Colby like underground frats?

  • caffeinated7caffeinated7 Registered User Posts: 22 New Member
    As far as I know, the underground frats are not run by certain teams. There may be athletes in the underground frats but I don't believe it's a requirement necessarily. I have friends on many teams (none on the baseball team unfortunately - sorry!) and to my knowledge none of them are part of a frat. That being said, I've never actually met anyone who has openly shared that they are part of a frat - everyone knows they exist, no one knows who is actually involved. I'm positive there are athletes in the frats but I highly doubt the frats are composed of all athletes.

    People do joke that the sports teams are *like* frats, though. I won't deny this. >50% of the student body plays a sport and they throw many parties. However, I don't think your brother would feel out of place if he was on a team and choose not to party all the time. First of all, Colby is not a party school - academics always come first. Of course, students like to have fun, but there is a nice balance between work and play. Plus, as a D3 athlete, your brother will be under pressure to maintain his grades while playing baseball, and in my experience, it's very acceptable, if not applaudable, to spend an evening doing homework instead of partying (especially around exam time)!
  • Thekid12345Thekid12345 Registered User Posts: 1 New Member
    If he's on the baseball team I've heard they can get reckless. Get your drinkin shoes on kid. That team has no softies.
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